Developing the Talents and Abilities of Linguistically Gifted Bilingual Students: Guidelines for Developing Curriculum at the High School Level

Claudia V Angelelli, Kerry Enright, Guadalupe Valdés

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Abstract

This monograph contains general suggestions for implementing a curriculum in interpretation and translation at the high school level for bilingual youngsters who are experienced interpreters for their families. It includes a brief introductory discussion of the importance of nurturing the abilities of linguistically talented students and presents a brief introduction to the field of interpretation and translation. It includes general suggestions for implementing a curriculum in interpretation and translation as well as basic lesson suggestions that can be followed in teaching beginning courses in interpretation and translation. Four appendixes are included: (1) Student Flyer; (2) Self-report Data Sheet; (3) English Passage Used to Select Students for Translation Workshop and Sample Translation; and (4) Sample Script and Scoring Guide for the Simulated Interpretation Task. (Contains 3 footnotes.)
Original languageEnglish
PublisherNational Center on the Gifted and Talented. University of Connecticut, University of Virginia, Yale University
Commissioning bodyThe National Center on the Gifted and Talented
Number of pages102
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2002

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    Angelelli, C. V., Enright, K., & Valdés, G. (2002). Developing the Talents and Abilities of Linguistically Gifted Bilingual Students: Guidelines for Developing Curriculum at the High School Level. National Center on the Gifted and Talented. University of Connecticut, University of Virginia, Yale University. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED505444.pdf